Kulangsu, the Island of Music, inscribed as UNESCO World Heritage Site (音乐之岛−−鼓浪屿,世界文化遗址)

At the 41st session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in Poland on July 8 2017, Kulangsu, a historic international community, was officially listed as a World Heritage Site, casting a global spotlight on this tiny island in the East. Let the world architecture speak for itself, and let the notes of music dance. These are not just ideals; they are episodes of history, and more...

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Integration of diverse cultures

With the continuous increase of both local and foreign residents, Kulangsu began to face great pressure from infrastructure construction and maintenance as well as security management. On the other hand, the increasingly rising Japan had been seeking for more benefits from Kulangsu, while other powers hoped that there would be a reasonable mode to maintain the balance. In 1902, related Chinese ...

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